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Interests: Food Security and Education

Atlanta Community Food Bank

The mission of the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) is to educate, engage and empower the community to fight hunger. Founded in 1979, ACFB currently distributes nearly two million pounds of food and other donated grocery items each month to more than 800 nonprofit partner agencies in 38 counties in Metro Atlanta and North Georgia. ACFB supports a wide range of people in need, from children to the working poor. Food pantries, community kitchens, childcare centers, night shelters and senior centers

Bread for the City

Bread for the City was established in the mid-1970s out of concern for the homeless, the hungry and the needy of the District of Columbia. Today, Bread for the City provides vulnerable residents of Washington, DC, with comprehensive services including food, clothing, medical care, legal and social services. Each month, more than 10,000 individuals are helped by the organization’s food and clothing services, and the medical, legal and social services clinics care for more than 2,000 individuals each year. Bread for

Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee

The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee (CKWL) is an emerging leader in community service for students and resourceful anti-hunger programs for communities around the country. The entire program is student-run. Tasks undertaken by students include: planning menus, obtaining food, running cooking shifts, organizing drivers, and teaching culinary skills to unemployed adults. In addition, they keep track of all paperwork necessary to ensure that everything−including food preparation−is being done safely, organize fundraisers, develop curriculum, and recruit new students to get involved. Students

Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People, Inc. (CAPUP)

CAPUP strengthens communities by providing resources for people to help themselves. Interns will become familiar with all programs administered by CAPUP, including Virginia CARES, Employment Services, Child Care Food Program, and Emergency Services Program. Community action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other. Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People, Inc. (CAPUP) is a private

Caritas of Austin

Caritas of Austin’s Housing Department maintains the goal of helping Travis County individuals and families facing homelessness or a housing crisis to access housing or attain housing stability. Caritas has a range of services to offer, from emergency rent/utilities assistance to long term housing provision. Below is a description of the various programs available for housing stability. Rent and Utilities Assistance with case management Rapid Re-Housing – assisting people to connect to permanent housing Transitional Housing – temporary housing and support services for

Church Hill Activities and Tutoring (CHAT)

CHAT seeks to equip and serve the youth of Church Hill to make transformative decisions. Through after-school programming, life-skills classes, mentoring, and other contexts, we are working to inspire youth in their potential, and give them the skills, resources, and networks needed to excel academically, secure employment, and become become active and caring members of their community. We believe the potential of our youth is not limited by the statistics of our community.  CHAT encourages and supports personal growth through education,

Food Insecurity in Appalachia, Multi-agency Partnernship

Methods to eliminate food insecurity are many. In this partnership, three non-profit entities will work together to insure that our neighbors do not go hungry. The three groups have different missions: a once-a-week dinner, morning and noon meals, and grocery supplements for individuals and families. Together, we are tackling poverty from a grass-roots approach. There will be opportunities to meet with other agencies in the area to observe different aspects of poverty such as housing, day-to-day needs, and more.

Foundation Communities

Foundation Communities is a nonprofit organization that creates affordable housing where families succeed and provides tools that empower people to increase their educational and financial standing. The Service Learning Coordinator will work within an established summer program for youth at an affordable housing community in south Austin. Most activities will take place on-site at the affordable housing community or nearby in the surrounding neighborhood. The Coordinator will be primarily responsible for developing service learning opportunities for youth but will have

Greensboro County Department of Public Health, Food Access Project

The mission of the program for which the student will be interning is to provide direct access to fresh healthy food for residents of “food desert” neighborhoods characterized by high rates of poverty and poor access to supermarkets. The internship focus is an urban farm and neighborhood farmer’s market pilot project in a SE Greensboro census tract (also known as the Warnersville community) with the highest rates of poverty in the county (over 60% of households below the federal poverty

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

KFTC is a 30+ year-old grassroots organization that believes in the power of people working together to challenge injustices, right wrongs, and improve the quality of life for all Kentuckians. We work with people to organize in their home communities and across the state.  We help everyday community members become extraordinary community leaders.  We support community leaders as they build effective organizations.  Together, we win important issue campaigns.  If you want a better Kentucky – for all of us –

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